Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 18, 1931 · Page 6
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B« T V >, &(Jr * t&^mJ& - v Ul held at Hope city », at 1:30 p. announced Wed- if ell known. Hempstead' I gtout* wilt also appear ', &bpe churches is re*. " ". ft special- number ing During Off ice Hours Directors Rules lift** Participation jfejhiesday • ^.\ . —«~ «(flP}—The South-has denied the permission to season charity | of Arkansas according "", comniittee on Presl- aflonal unemployment ; .—on/ Vet directors of the Ark- btic association governing T- Mso ruled against partic- Mass.— (ffiy— Hose"Gilding, English, girl, the home of Professor S»£X'MSoDougall in Wellesley, : held as a guest in this city n Tuesday afternoon from 'Professor Mac- The age-old complaint of busy office workers that they need roller-skatea irt order to get around fast enough has been answered in the city operating rooms of the Western Union Telegraph Company in New York. Errand girls are equipped with roller skates which they wear to speed up delivery of messages between, different desks.. Here Michelina Basista (left), Margie Kircher (center) and Millie Farino are waiting to receive messages from a clerk torpid dispatch to-another part of the office. : New York Central's New President f Is Rich Boy Who Made Good NEW YORK.—When Frederick E. Williamson left college he declared hat he intended to become president fa big railroad. , That ambition was 30 years old when ; was realized in a measure that would have satisfied most men. In 1923 Williamson became head of two small western railroads. The wagon that he had hitched to a star .had become a private car. But this wasn't'enough. So on Jan- uary 1 he will become presiden of the New York Central lines. Williamson didn't have to go into railroading in, 1898, after he graduated from Yale, nor was there need why he- should have sought a position as a clerk. He had been trained for a better job. His father was a wealthy Cleveland banker and! could have launched him far on a career of finance. But he took the clerical job with the New York Central. Ho became claim ' agent, freight agent, car accountant assistant division superintendent and, in. 1916, division superintendent. When America entered the World War his goal of a presidency still was far ahead But he quit and volunteered his srevices. They placed him in chrage of movement of troops by rail all along tha North Atlantic. seaboard. Back at his job again, Williamson became general superintendent, then assistant to the general manager of the New York Central. In 1925 the Northern Pacific hired him away to be- M X U)AV PACK IN) THE DANS, kr%R.TME CIVIL UJAR., Ff iS^eOORPED W ME ••• HIT A HOMERUM IOITM i MEW ON TfrE BASES ? *#r so- Peri L HAZEL ' ROSS BAILEY 1(0 THE MliNflH INNING, WINNING raeGAME -UJIAICU MADE ...•HiMTneToUJM HERO- <>* plate to FLY, who ike believe* J»«>r luothcx,. EDDIE. o* old MBS. Ml- inn Eddie dowa Jm from hfa'ft&M*' oWee* to. They believe Eddie tie police. The cau —. ah*ent uany -Jin, Euroiie wltn ..,, ___J» HU tnthe»r«r- •rant and makes Slaty hi* Brace MVeara. to rout Mary, | think* 1» a goId'dlgBer. 5—-_ forbid* Mary to continue < iBTCnUKaUon, refasJnw to lie- ""-^"-''tteiextatence of The Ply. J Vofg that iteonle are rc- -T—r-« wruce'a clrarttev and »ny» tj<rte-j.(£»6i» ta lUlaial on. the JH"~ —". a» «he plan., he will • them. Koeii neclclnar The Fly, i* conning at Klnleab. «hovr» att«ntlo3« to the hot Florida sun was streaming in her window and the telephone at hear elbow was singing madlys A glance at Jler wristwatch showed that it was nearly 10 o'clock. •;' "Ajeen't yoa eyer coming down? 1 "JJ"-* ™« ««; MWV«*:? JM4I ' <IW* COBKT DE LOMA _. a—•"'•.•".ly* 9ae *ee» De Lom.i and JjB»we'» friend,M COUNTESS ilp»B, la< xe«r«t con.veraation. ' WITH TJIE STOHY . T "walked swiftly to the ele- tor end breathed a sigh of 'fleep'rellet nhen the slow-morlng p! "ftpwator closed the door and start"' tte car upward. She would have W ( If now 'what & ( ect was so engrossing Louise De Loma, but she dared not the eudnce^ of being caught about.' 'Almost Immediately she was though. Why hadn't she concealed herself and tried to catch least a word of what was pass- between those two? it mlgbt ^16* of tremendous Importance to her plans, if the Countess guessed, or -If JJjtiwe had broken his promise * »n4 told her the purpp.se of this mleftt she not pass the Inon to De Loran. either 'th- or otherwise? ever had peen of Jm- In ti$ Couptega' life un- shtB would-, war^ him -CjBUld, ^The questton-rnark: . Ptstrustful of the whole Wight have violat«4 his 1 - Mary surmised there was SHWb that the crafty Louise out of him If sbe Louiae.'s half-scolding tones rever berafedv In- the- teTephone." "We" go to.ride along the Jungle Trail and up the coast for lunch. Hurry!" "Don't wait for me," Mary told her coollyt "I shan't go this time. 11 "Oh, but—"- Quite evidently the other was not prepared for refusal. She.did not.know-what to, say next. She could not command. Yet she knew quite well that so far Bruce had, managed to thwart the girl's every effort to be alone. She must have turned to Bruce for Mary heard a low-voiced colloquy. 1 Then Bruce spoke, coaxingly: "Surely, y.ou're not going to spend this gorgeous day in bed? Come along! Bad's anxious to get started!" , "Not I,"" Mary rejoined unflustered. "Amuse yourselves as you please. I liave.ao appointment with the 'hair-dresser ;and some books to read. Til just stay here and loaf." "As yod .please," Bruce replied coldly and rang off. "Now," thought Mary, provoked, "he.'ll be,sure to think I'm up to mischief, and follow me!" , Well* It waa on the Whatever wag OftWB ffq <H m® lap of the happening ,,. w,*-.r *—.-- tp happen, could reasonably have fore- t those two would be ia» It was a bad brealj, that ,_ _ J« as George would say. P> -flfary walked restlessly about the ^IgftW' Sleep! It was far from her IffiWi Bow could she sleep with hanging over her II she could only ask Bruce, ^^ w » herself..'. gut Bruce w.as Incalculable. If *' aew those two were downstairs ^.,,., for Instance, he might ny into ife !»&e» ,Wh.at inflnite help Bruce 1 —" lavs beeft if only he had ,d be? a, tittle more. He should ,«»»« bees their greatest help, but and cpjjjg toward "her. Her faint fp had allied himself with their anaoyantie at tbe entrance of SMr Mamies,. HJ^ perfidy .mlgjbj even j othejf (Uajf Into her enchanted aofir Sf IP%fflf% %tJ|* i ^tttJf9 of the tude changed to pleased surpji»» second thought, however, taught : her it was unlikely Bruce would forego his day's outing because of any serious Interest In her activities. Bruce was merely trying to make himself obnoxious, so that she would find life in the Jupiter household unbearable and leave; It was pleasant to go down to breakfast alone. The dining-room was cool and dark and blessedly empty. Early bathers had breakfasted and gone. And it waa too early for lunch. Apparently she was the only lazybones in the hotel Soothing, just to be alone . . lot to be surrounde S by. people oni oathedi or feared, or despised, jus jJtied. Delightful to relax, not to have to keep, up tbe complex gam, Of pretense that she had had to play, sleeping and waking, for so many tense, unhappy days of late For the time being, sbe was freed of tbe ache for Dirk, even. Peace Hke a narcotic, numbed all her senses temporarily. The low hum of distant electric fans . . . the soft-footed, low voiced waiters ... the hushed room, so silent that her own thoughts seemed to echo in her ears ... it was like the laving of cool waters on her tired spirit. Suddenly she realized that she was tired . . . had been tired lor weeks. Sh« yesolv-ed to get this business over as soon as possible and go away where she need not even think. Someone stood In the doorway, looking about. She looked up and saw him wane away the headwsiter and Mary took »»*4M»!» ^, _ fiaYf i jwy bromide taWeta. She when shgjsaw It was George Bowe". "' "~ '"'' In com : „, b.era#* l fbe aafced. U would no| be well if they were seen together, but sbe did not seem to worry. "Safe aj» a church," he returned, "J met your gang starting out fas / Mai.* simxwt dropped, ter tarfe "Lorimor!" Bowen eyed'-- her -in surprise. "Sure! Big Lorimor limousine. Why, you don't think—" '»Nojthing,"; Maryainswered. "It's probably a private taxi, and" I don't suppose J. J. noticed what make-^f car it was. It just remindedime ; 'of something Dirk told me—" She repeated to' him what had seemed so suspicious to Dirk—that the manufacturer'of Jupiter motor cars should buy a Lorimor car and keep, it in hiding. 'At. least, not even the members of his household knew thr' he had It. Bowen frowned over that for a few minutes. "By George," be exclaimed, "1 never "ould have thought of that! Maybe the old boy's slyer than we think—" He shook his head, discarding the suspicion. "No, I don't believe it." "Neither do I,".Mary agreed, .relieved to have some one back up her confidence in Jupiter. "Keep it in mind, though," Bowen advised, as one who believed in thoroughness and efficiency. "Now, what's on the books for today?" "Just, waiting for tonight, mostly," Mary said ghjv.qring. "I must find out what ldhd;bf costumes will be de rigour, at the party and find myself one, And bore's something else—" ' •" ' . • * • pONE was her peaceful Interlude, ^ aa last night's fresh worry recurred to mind. Sim told Bowen of seeing De Loma and the Countess Louiso in close and animated conversation in tha lobby, when the alter was supposed' to be in bed vith a severe headache. "You don't suppose she knows his so-called pleasure trip is really a hunt for the Ply? You don't suppose she's told him?" Bowen's usually placid brow took on some real corrugations. He was obviously more worried than lie would admit. "Well, I know a quick way to lint out, 1 ! he said, and got up. Pres ently he returned wltfi the informa, tipn, "He's checked out. Last nigh —late." And sat down heavily Despair took him In hand for a mo ment, and shook him as a ca shakes a rat. "My God," he moaned, "you don' suppose that she-cat of Bruce's has given the show away? Woman or not, I'll poke her in the nose, if she has! I swear I will! I've followed that bird this far, but this is no round-the-world cruise!" He writhed silently for a minute. "No, I'll tell you what It is," he said, presently. "He had to get oui anyway. This is no free flophouse and he's down to his last thin dime. Probably juat saying ;oodby—talking over old times a sit. Didn't you say he and the Countess were pretty thick once upon a time?" he added hopefully "There's something betweeA them/' Mary assured .him, "He's >robably been her lover-at some imj9 or other. Yes, it might have >ee» that—only that." She tried to lelleve herself. "Well, then I B\jp f lose my date for tonight is can- elled ..." It was hard to say whether disappointment or relief was her principal reaction to this bought. "But he said it 80 flrwJy TlMft there! 1 As if h^'d twip ivere a»d climb mountain? and Of thing, you w impress you," Bowen said. "Still, I'll bet he shows up. The necklace is his best bet now. Anyhow, you'd better be there with bells on, in .case he does come.". •A bellboy insinuated himself Into '.the conversation at this point, with a message from the room- clpj-k. "The clerlfr says' to tell you ho was'mistaken about the matter you . just asked about," he told Bowen. "The man did check out of Parlor but later ho came over and paid Ills bill and took another room. It's No. 802 if you want to roach him, sir. Thank you, sir." • r HEN the boy had'departed, enlightenment rested;,on tho faces of those whom he had just left. "Looks like the girl-friend staked him," Bowen mused. "Now, why would she do that? He must have been her Big Moment at some time or other. Or maybe she had to do it to keep his mouth shut. Maybe anything. Wo tlon't need to worry about it. We'll know all about it oun of these days." Ho took a clgarct and pushed back his chair. "Well, our time may be short. We'd better get busy. I want to buzz around and borrow that trick camera and got a picture ol the Countess if 1 nan. If \vo can get some dirt on her maybe we can scare her with it, even if wo don't use it any other way. Ilov/'re you | going to work it to get Tiio Fly on board tho "Gypsy" toaight. Havo you any idea?" "None at all," Mary confessed. "I'm,just trusting to luck to tell mo what to do when the time comes. What I'm afraid of is that I won't get a chance to talk to Mr. Jupiter first. T Ie's off now for tho day and Bates with him. What if wo need extra men? Bates will be with me but there ought to be another secret service man at tho affair whom De Lorna doesn't know. Ho knows Bates, though of courno he doesn't know he's a plainclothesman. I wonder ..." Here the same bellboy hovered about again, dually injecting himself between tho abstracted pair with, a suave, "Are you Miss Harkness? Miss Mary Harkness?" Startled, Mary assented. "Gentleman in the lobby to see you," the boy rattled off, relieved at having discharged his duty. He hurried off, to wait for her in the doorway. "I'll go—you stay here," Mary Whispered to Bowen, her heart thumping wildly with uncertainty and nervousness. Bowen nodded. "Don't worry about me. I'll go take a look at the kitchen if I can't get out any other way." Mary followed the bellboy, her .llnjhs quaking treacherously." As she walked,ground" the high-backed chAJr- to race its occupant, she felt a weakness that was almost like fainting. The outstretched legs, garbed in white linen, were uncommunicative. As. abb came face to face with the man in the chair, who rose swiftly to meet her, her relief waa almost to her puzzlement, was npt, aa she had feare* De Loma, but a stranger. Try aa ihe would, from a quick scanning >f tbs good-looking, sunburned face, he could not recall ever having t&e majjt before i» her life,^ come one of its vice presidents. Three years later he stepped into the presidency and chairmanship of the executive committee of the Chicago Burlington and. Quincy. But now the New York Central lines ; are taking him back. When Patrwk.j-S. Ctowley, the president, retires flt";the end of the year, he will be succeeded by Williamson, one of his, former clerks. One of the most valuable books in the world is a copy of Milton's "Yycidas," with ' corrections in the great poet's own handwriting. Nebraska has. 1200 natural lakes. No Wonder "Why is Mabel' so angry? The papers gave a full account of her wedding." "Yes, but they put in that Miss Blackfield was married to the wcli- kuown collector of antiques." Warrants fesued On Blind Penskms Although Stale Fu«tU Ahs Low, 14 In Hempitead Get Cash Although other state funds ate t«m» potaijlly efihitusted, the peniioiiw f or the blind ace being paid regularly— ana 14 persons, 9 whites and. §7 ne- groes, are receiving them' mi'tfcrnp- stead county. ' •', ' The warrants for blind pensloriers still are being- issued and are cashable for the reason they are issued only when funds are on hand tor them, and the amounts are governed by the funds available. The pension funds are derived from a state tax on. pool tables. White pensioners In Hcmpatead county are:. • • Robbie Brint, Hope, Route 1. Lummle Cox, Patrttos, Route 1, care M, H. Cox. Roy Cox, Fulton. Hawthorne, Hope. Qeorge Hardy Jurrcll, Hope. Robert Moss, Washington Route 1, Box 8. Jane Patterson, Washington. J. M. Phillips, Hope. B. T. Smith, McCaskill. Negro pensioners are: Emory Conwny, MeCasklll. Bo.Utfe-,!. Elnora Durfleld, Hope, 704?- South Walnut. '•- <* • ' Henry Edwards, Hope, Bflx 422. James McElroy, Fulton. . c Carrol Williams, Hope, Routfc' £. Murder Trial At Fort Smith Ends Jury Deliberates Fate of Youth Charged With Killing Officer FORT SMITH—(#>)—A jury Tuesday night deliberated the fate of Ted Wackcrly, aged 17, charged with; first degree murder for the slaying of Patrolman Ralph Howard September '•:, during a gun battle in which the patrolman, Police Capt. W. A. Boiir- land and Auburn Crow were killed. Everett Wackcrly, 21, brother of Ted, is under n life sentence for the slaying of Bourland. Guide — Counselor — Friend What is the best soap for dishes, for woolens, for the toilet? How much is rib roast today? How much for the new shoes Billy needs? - Where can I get rompers and sun suits for Mary? Can I afford new linoleum for the kitchen no.w? What about a new chair or two for the porch? An electric s tove would be nice, but how much does it cost? In this very newspaper you will probably find the answers to these and many other questions. Questions you must answer if you are to be sure of getting the best value for your money, the most out of your weekly budget. Advertising is a friendly thing, ready to help you plan every purchase, to fit it to your need and your purse. As you sit at home reading the newspaper, study the advertisements, and make your decisions at your leisure, free from the bustle and confusion of the marketplace. Consult the advertisements before you buy

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